This Energy Facility II project targets rural households in the Kitgum and Pader Districts in Northern Uganda. The aim is to increase the use of Efficient Stoves among households, and increase tree planting practices and environmental awareness among households and school children. It is not enough to construct the stove or plant a tree without learning how to manage them.
The Tsumkwe Energy project took place in the Otjozondjupa Region of Namibia from 2008-2012. Tsumkwe is Namibia’s largest off-grid settlement and home to the indigenous minority of Namibia’s San community. The closest electricity grid access point is 300 kilometers away. The settlement is not scheduled for grid electrification within the next 20 years. The objective was to facilitate the supply of electricity through a solar-diesel hybrid energy source.
The Association WAME&Expo2015 (World Access to Modern Energy and Expo2015) has launched a contest for case studies of best practices within energy access. Participating projects must fall under the following categories: a) Energy access or b) Energy access and nutrition. Submit your best Case Study on an ACP-EU EF project or a group of projects by the 16th of January 2015. The winning case studies will receive a cash prize of 5,000 Euros and be showcased during the Expo Milano 2015. Read more here.
Solar energy products are illuminating rural and peri-urban districts of Timor Leste. The Energy for All (E4A) project targets 15 communities by facilitating access to energy solutions and development of sustainable market systems. One of the market systems is for solar energy products. Household solar energy is one of the major components for this project implemented by Mercy Corps.
The PAMENU project financed under Energy Facility I reached out to many people. The project aimed at reducing poverty and improving the quality of life for people living in rural areas of Northern Uganda, by providing energy services to rural households, social institutions (schools, health centers, prisons, etc.) and small and medium enterprises in the targeted areas.